Rules of the Road for Drivers

ORS 811.025
Failure to yield to pedestrian on sidewalk

  • penalty


(1)

The driver of a vehicle commits the offense of failure to yield to a pedestrian on a sidewalk if the driver does not yield the right of way to any pedestrian on a sidewalk.

(2)

The offense described in this section, failure to yield to a pedestrian on a sidewalk, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §547; 1995 c.383 §42]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Requested jury instruction regarding pedestrian's right of way on sidewalk was properly refused where neither testimony nor exhibits demarcated "adjacent property line." Nyman v. Lang, 81 Or App 361, 724 P2d 944 (1986)

Chapter 811

See also annotations under ORS chapter 483 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

A party in violation of a motor vehicle statute is negligent as a matter of law unless he introduces evidence from which the trier of fact could find that he was acting as a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances. Barnum v. Williams, 264 Or 71, 504 P2d 122 (1972)

Law Review Citations

Under Former Similar Statute

10 WLJ 207 (1974)


Source

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